Egyptian Foreign Ministry
Two Egyptian citizens, an officer and an engineer were kidnapped, along with other people of different nationalities, as they were onboard of a cargo ship, local media reported on Tuesday.
High-level officials from the foreign ministries of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Jordan held a meeting to discuss the updates of the Syrian crisis, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said.
The ministry reiterates rejection of any attempt to influence the investigations carried out by the Egyptian Public Prosecution with Egyptian citizens who face legal charges, the ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez said.
Egypt thanks the states that decided to resume tourism with the country.
“Egypt strongly condemns and rejects these terrorist incidents and stresses that they totally contradict with human instinct and instructions of monotheistic religions,” the ministry added.
The Egyptian side referenced “hard negotiations” Egypt has been involved in to reach a deal that would serve the interests of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia and ensure Ethiopia’s right in development without harming the interests of the two downstream states.
The Foreign Ministry has expressed appreciation for the continuous efforts made by the United Nations special envoy for Yemen and the International Committee of the Red Cross to strike the deal.
Egyptian diplomat Wafaa Bassim has been elected to the UN Human Rights Committee to serve between 2021 and 2024, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday, calling it a “diplomatic victory”.
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Monday hailed a peace agreement initiated by Sudan’s transitional government, Sudan Revolutionary Front and rebel forces in South Sudan’s capital, Juba.
Al-Azhar, Egypt’s top religious authority, Al Azhar, said its Grand Imam is following up on the deadly explosion in Beirut, which has reportedly killed at least 100 people and injured at least 4,000 others, and is calling on all states to assist Lebanon.
Egypt’s Foreign Ministry has voiced deep concerns over the explosion in Lebanon’s capital of Beirut, which has reportedly killed at least 100 people and injured at least 4,000 others.
Sisi said Egyptian media should not mention a military action as an option in the issue of the Renaissance Dam.
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry has requested an “urgent official clarification” from the Ethiopian government after reports quoted the irrigation minister as saying that his country started filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), after rounds of ineffective negotiations.
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Monday denounced Yemen’s Houthi militia for launching two ballistic missiles and bomb-laden drones toward Saudi Arabia, a statement by the ministry read.
Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry said Egypt seeks making the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) a supporter to the Ethiopian economy, adding that Ethiopia, however, has refrained from singing an agreement.
The aid included medicines and surgical equipment. It was delivered by the Foreign Ministry’s Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development (EAPD).
Top diplomats from Egypt and Japan have discussed efforts made to fight the novel coronavirus and reviewed cooperation and coordination to support medical capabilities and general health policies amid the pandemic.
The two attacks caused the death of dozens of people including mothers and newborn babies.
Egypt is part of the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi militia in Yemen.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Thursday made a phone call with Philippe Lazzarini, the newly appointed Commissioner General of the United Nations agency supporting the relief of Palestinian refugees, UNRWA.